I’ve been listening to podcast for a long, long time. I've started like many other to listen to podcasts on my commute to/from work and still do. Technical podcasts helped me learn about new technologies and stay in touch of existing ones. But most importantly they keep me entertained - even during the worst of … Continue reading March 2017 podcast list update
I’ve just started yet another pet project and wanted to pick a unit testing framework (.NET). On a soon-to-regret whim I’m tried googling “NUnit vs. XUnit” and read the first 10 posts I got. They were informative and mostly correct, unfortunately all completely missed the one big difference between those two excellent unit testing frameworks… … Continue reading The real difference between NUnit and XUnit
Last week at (or rather during) //Build conference a new Visual Studio was unveiled. You can download the preview right now – I’ll wait…Getting a new Visual Studio feels like Christmas morning (if I was celebrating Christmas). There’s always cool features to explore and new things to play with, an improved shade of purple of … Continue reading VS15 can add conditions to exceptions!
I didn’t…And it’s not a new feature – since it existed since freaking Visual Studio 2010!Yesterday during an unrelated meeting Alon Fliess showed a bunch of us developers how Visual Studio detects deadlocks in tasks (automatically) and shows the current task status in both Parallel Tasks and Tasks debug windows (duh).I got home late but … Continue reading Did you know that Visual Studio shows deadlocked tasks?
Yesterday I’ve installed the new VS2015 update and tried to make my machine talk to my win10 (IoT core) Raspberry PI. It didn’t help but that’s a story for another blog post – spoiler: it was a problem with my laptops Ethernet port.After the dust settled I’ve started reading about the new goodness that was … Continue reading VS2015 Update 1 brings (back) parallel test execution
From time to time I get to teach and mentor Java developers on the fine art of unit testing. There are many similarities when unit testing in Java and .NET but more interesting are the differences between the two. Faking objects in Java using MockitoOne of the well-used Java Isolation (Mocking) frameworks is called Mockito … Continue reading Using NUnit and FakeItEasy to create fake objects automatically for your tests
Exactly one year and four months passed since my first try at fixing the state of asserts in NUnit. You can read all about it in my post – One assert to rule them all.My intent was to create one assert that would automatically choose the right way to check test result (I didn’t invet … Continue reading AssertHelper V1 released